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Kuwait

Timings rejig urged to ease traffic jams – Assembly denies MPs get fuel coupons

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: MP Abdulrahman Al-Jeeran has asked the General Traffic Department (GTD) to find appropriate ways to ease traffic jams during rush hours. He urged the department to coordinate with ministries in order to adopt the idea of changing work timings in companies and institutions during the academic …

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Shrimp prices to fall as fishing season starts this month – Saudi, Iran importers to flood Kuwait market

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: Several shrimp sellers and consumers expressed unanimous opinion regarding the expected fall in the shrimp prices soon, as the fishing period is still in its early stage and the supply quantity is far lesser than the market demand, reports Al-Shahed daily. A shrimp seller at the …

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Eyes … all over

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: The Interior Ministry has made a list of vital facilities, important sites and highways where it plans to install CCTV cameras, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting knowledgeable security sources. The same sources said the project will help combat crime and identify the suspects. This will reduce a …

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Move bachelors from Salwa area: Juwaisri

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 3: Deputy Chairman of the Municipal Council Meshal Al-Juwaisri has requested the concerned authorities in the country to fight the problem of rampancy of bachelors in Salwa area, reports Al-Shahed daily. He explained that most bachelors are moving away from areas that are populated with bachelors such …

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Kuwait a worst place for expatriates denied – Many treaties signed for protecting expats

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 3: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Planning Hind Al-Subaih has denied that Kuwait is the worst place for expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press statement, Al-Subaih asserted the report that categorized Kuwait as the worst place for expatriates contradicts the truth, …

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MP Al-Azmi said most likely to grill acting oil minister over price hike

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 3: Disagreement between the Parliament and the government over the implementation of the decision to increase fuel prices will be the headline of the next legislative round, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. Sources expect the disagreement to reach the level of parliamentary questioning which will start once …

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Kuwait tells citizens to check phones before travelling to US – ‘Cooperate with airport officials’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 3, (Agencies): Kuwait has advised citizens to make sure their phones contain no material that might be seen as being linked to Islamist militants before travelling to the United States, local media reported on Saturday, after three men were denied entry in July. State news agency KUNA …

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‘Kuwaitis can travel visa-free to 82 countries, UAE nationals to 122’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 3: Kuwaitis are visa free to 82 countries and the citizens of United Arab Emirates (UAE) can enter 122 countries without restraint or visa, according to a recent research data released by Henley and Partners Research Company, reports Al-Qabas daily. It added German passport holders are considered …

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Number of MPs express shock over latest Expat Insider survey “Kuwait as the worst country for expatriates” – Report contradicts reality: Khalil Al-Saleh

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: A number of MPs expressed shock and resentment over the latest Expat Insider survey carried out by the InterNations group which classified Kuwait as the worst country for expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily. They wondered how expatriates pay large sums of money for coming to work in …

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Sept 12 first day of Eid?

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: : Some Saudi newspapers have declared Monday, Sept 12 as the first day of Eid Al-Adha based on astronomical calculations. On the other hand, Department of Astronomy Sciences and Space at Kuwait Science Club revealed few days ago that Sunday, Sept 11 is expected to be …

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